Benjamin Porter

Photographer Benjamin Porter, has traveled throughout the world working in a variety of jobs ranging from assisting anthropologists in Mexico and running a photo studio in the Bolivian Andes, to photographing American seamen aboard freighters in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

Porter who resides in New York City, came to the Artist-in-Residence program after traveling and photographing in Bolivia. During his stay at LW/CD Porter spent his time editing past and present images, making prints and forming the body of work into a coherent whole.